London in the Blitz. Fred French, 66 Chestnut Road, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, London SW20 kept this diary, blogged 70 years later, during WWII and peacetime. He loves music, model aircraft, radios, railways, roses. His sister Theresa (Ciss) goes out to work - Fred does the shopping, etc.
'On this day' and other notes by 'Tony in Devon'.
By the same editor Poems Please Me
2 September 2011
Thursday 21 August 1941: figs and herrings
Very mild, some nice sun with some warmth in it but showers at night, windy. More work on new undercarriage. To Wimbledon to buy figs and herrings. Flew 34 ins model on Common in evening with fair results under very damp and windy conditions. .